Tammy is the Chief Operating Officer at EverFi, where she has helped lead the growth of the education technology company since 2010. Even before EverFi, Tammy’s career has always been at the intersection of technology, workforce development, and education. After graduate school, she worked in South Africa and Egypt leading education and workforce development projects for Price Waterhouse’s International Strategy Group. She returned to the United States to run client services for a software startup company in San Francisco, and at Diamond Technology Partners, a public company focused on developing innovative technology solutions for Fortune 500 businesses. After the attacks on September 11th, Tammy was appointed to the U.S. Department of State, where she helped manage a $300 million investment fund focused on economic and education foreign assistance to the Middle East. In 2006, she refocused on education technology in the U.S. working with leading education organizations including New Schools Venture Fund, and for-profit education companies. Tammy is a Pahara – Aspen Institute Education Fellow and a Trustee at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. Tammy is a frequent speaker at technology, education and business events including at the Atlantic Magazine, Fortune Magazine, and Harvard University. She has also been a steady advocate for broadening opportunities for women in the technology industry. Tammy earned her Masters in Public Policy from the University of Maryland and her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia. She resides in Washington, D.C. with her husband and three children.
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